Climate Scientists to World: W...

Oct 21, 2018 by

[Translate] So we’d better get it together and do something NOW. Jeff Turrentine   nrdc.com NASA It’s normal to feel temporarily...

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Unintended consequences: Clima...

Oct 21, 2018 by

[Translate] csmonitor.com   Why We Wrote This As the effects of climate change begin to take a tangible toll, should we be...

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Humanity is ‘cutting down the ...

Oct 21, 2018 by

[Translate] Biodiversity More than 300 mammal species have been eradicated by human activities, say researchers Damian Carrington...

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Amid complaints of a rigged sy...

Oct 19, 2018 by

An era of surging activism is generating new attempts to make the process of drawing congressional maps more impartial –

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In 2020, Democrats Expect a Fe...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Three prominent female Democrats all but openly began running for president this week…

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Will Claire McCaskill’s War on...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Locked in a tight race, the Missouri senator is still digging up dirt on the painkiller industry.

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Solar to the People

Oct 19, 2018 by

Generators were making Puerto Ricans sick after Hurricane Maria. So Monxo Lopez built a solution.

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How Tom Steyer Built the Bigge...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Having spent $120 million and signed up 6 million people, Tom Steyer has assembled, in a year, an organization with more reach than the NRA.

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Trump administration asks high...

Oct 18, 2018 by

President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday for a second time asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put the brakes on a lawsuit…

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Don’t talk about race, guns or...

Oct 18, 2018 by

“Inflection Point” talks to MN Rep. Erin Maye Quade about why rejecting the “mythological middle” worked

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Why Architects Need to Get Dir...

Oct 18, 2018 by

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, 1970s ecohouses, and other microworlds.

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Searching for Water Across Bor...

Oct 18, 2018 by

Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.

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John Adams’ Fears About Americ...

Oct 18, 2018 by

Wealth “will accumulate,” he warned Thomas Jefferson. “The Snow ball will grow as it rolls.”

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Amid dire climate warnings, bl...

Oct 18, 2018 by

With thousands of scientists calling for transformational climate action, many Americans are looking to local governments to lead the climate action charge.

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We Need an Ecological Civiliza...

Oct 17, 2018 by

In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more than magical thinking.

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The Most Important Election of...

Oct 17, 2018 by

The midterms will determine whether Donald Trump’s two-year assault on democratic norms will be repudiated—or validated. No pressure.

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‘It’s Time to Hand the Mic to ...

Oct 17, 2018 by

When The Atlantic writer Elaina Plott was shot in a drive-by shooting, her views on the right to bear arms began to change.

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Conflict exhaustion or democra...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Democracies aim to turn political passions into protests and activism. Living through such a time, however, draws on civic reservoirs of patience and goodwill.

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The rigging of American politi...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

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New Supreme Court ruling could...

Oct 17, 2018 by

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

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Why isn’t the media covering c...

Oct 17, 2018 by

At a time when the president shouting “fake news” is old news and daily scandals are the new normal…

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5 people died from eating lett...

Oct 16, 2018 by

William Whitt suffered violent diarrhea for days.

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Voter Registration Around Aust...

Oct 16, 2018 by

Travis County received a record 35,000 applications on the final day of voter registration

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We’re just beginning to unders...

Oct 16, 2018 by

When psychiatrist Janet Lewis thinks back to the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo in 1989…

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‘Selling Out AmericaR...

Oct 16, 2018 by

A new report from the United Nations detailing the looming threat of global warming should be all anyone can talk about

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16 SCIENCE-BASED HEALTH BENEFI...

Oct 16, 2018 by

If you haven’t heard about the amazing benefits of probiotics by now, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do!

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The Non-Polio Illness That “Lo...

Oct 16, 2018 by

Over the past five years, a rare and serious “polio-like” illness—called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) or …

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It Will Take Millions of Years...

Oct 15, 2018 by

In less than 130,000 years, humans have sawed off the most evolutionarily distinct branches from our family tree.

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Minority Rule Does Not Have to...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Arguing that the Framers intended it is specious and ignorant of history.

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Downturn Looms as Leadership T...

Oct 15, 2018 by

LOS ANGELES — It has the highest concentration of billionaires in the country.

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